Many people praised the protestors for their actions and the video got everyone talking on social media. One Twitter user called it, ""A noble act by the entire mob...admirable" while another compared the scene with the parting of a red sea.
Embattled liquor tycoon Mallya is out on bail in the UK. The former Kingfisher Airlines' boss is wanted in India to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs 9,000 crore. Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is also contesting extradition proceedings in London.
San Francisco is a sanctuary for people who are in the country illegally and generally prohibits communication between employees and the federal government regarding a person's immigration status. There are strict rules on when cooperation is allowed.
Vijay Mallya now has 14 days to file an appeal against the extradition order which will now be channelled to the United Kingdom Home Office (the British equivalent of Home Ministry) where Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, will pass an order based on the verdict of the Magistrates’ Court.
Protesters formed a sea of black along roads, walkways and train stations across Hong Kong’s financial centre to vent their frustration and anger at the bill and the government’s handling of the resulting demonstrations.